American Foreign Policy: Theoretical Essays
G. John Ikenberry
HarperCollinsCollegePublishers, Jan 1, 1995 - United States - 682 pages
These thought provoking essays, both classic and current, detail the problems encountered in generating a plausible theory of foreign policy and address international determinants of American foreign policy economic necessity as a driving force behind foreign policy, and ideological and cultural accounts of foreign policy. Also considered are bureaucratic politics and organizational process, the importance of perceptions among foreign policy elite, and normative approaches to the explanation of foreign policy.
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